Mac Integration Basics 11

4 hours

Course Description

Organizations are increasingly integrating Mac computers into Windows or other standards-based network environments. But users and the IT professionals who support them can relax because Mac integration is easy.

What You Will Learn

  • Integrate a Mac into a Windows network environment.
  • Configure a Mac to work with Active Directory.
  • Take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, email, calendars, and contacts.
  • Provide security at the user, local-networking, and remote-networking levels.
  • Migrate data from a Windows computer to a Mac.
  • Back up data.
  • Run Windows programs on a Mac.

Who Should Attend?

  • Users who bring a Mac into organizations that predominantly use the Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows Server Essentials
  • Users who replace a Windows computer with a Mac
  • IT professionals who support Mac users in organizations that predominantly use Windows and Windows Server Essentials

Prerequisites

To have the best learning experience with this course, you should understand how to use a Mac, a Windows computer, and computer peripherals.

Course Outline

Directory Services

Connect a Mac to an Active Directory server.

Share Files

Connect to file servers, turn on personal file sharing.

Configure Collaborative Services

Manage Internet Accounts preferences, connect to an Exchange Server, connect Mail to non-Windows servers, add accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.

Secure a Mac

Built-In Security features, create strong passwords, use two-factor authentication, set a firmware password, lock a Mac screen, create user accounts, disable automatic login, protect start-up disk files, ensure that the apps you download are safe, provide network security.

Print

Connect to a local printer, connect to, share, and print from network printers.

Move and Back Up Content

Move content, back up content.

Run Windows on a Mac

Run Windows natively or virtually, Microsoft Office for macOS, cross-platform apps, cross-platform files.